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PROGRAMME 2020

Please note: The talks below start at 7:30pm (doors open 7:15pm) and take place at Time & Talents Centre unless otherwise indicated. Booking is not required for these talks but only for the special Mayflower 400 London Lectures which are detailed on our dedicated page.

Jan 29, 2020

7:30pm

Childhood Memories of War-Torn Bermondsey with Brenda Watkinson

Brenda Watkinson has lived in Bermondsey for most of her life. In this not-to-be-missed talk, she will recall some anecdotes from her childhood, when she lived in Bermondsey during the Blitz, as well as what it was like growing up in post-war London.

Feb 26, 2020

7:30pm

Jamestown Brides with Jennifer Potter

Jennifer Potter, author of The Jamestown Brides: The Untold Story of England’s ‘Maids for Virginia’ guides us through the lives of the women who, in 1621, were willingly transported to the Virginia colony and traded for tobacco as wives to the plants. It is a wonderful tale of events that took place the year after the Mayflower  sailed to New England.

Mar 25, 2020

7:30pm

Charting the Mayflower: Workshop with London Bubble

EVENT POSTPONED

Apr 28, 2020

Start of Mayflower 400 London Lectures

EVENT POSTPONED

Oct 28, 2020

7:30pm

The Thames and its Mysteries with Robert Stephenson

Venue: TBC

Dec 09, 2020

7:30pm

Christmas Special

Venue: TBC

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